Introduction to Commercial Law

    Course details

    • Code: MGMT.5910
    • Fee: $793*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Business Management
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2, May
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills in law relevant to business.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. explain core elements of the New Zealand legal system and apply section 5 (1) of the Interpretation Act to a legislative provision;
  2. apply the basic principles of the Tort of Negligence to a given situation;
  3. apply the basic principles of the law of contract to given situation(s);
  4. explain the basic principles of property law and apply relevant provisions of the Sales and Goods Act to given situations;
  5. apply basic principles of consumer law to given situations; and
  6. demonstrate an awareness of an aspect of a legal topic affecting business in a given situation

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

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